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474 North Lake Shore Drive
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General information
Type Residential
Location 474 North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, Illinois
Coordinates 41°53′27″N 87°36′53″W / 41.8908°N 87.6146°W / 41.8908; -87.6146Coordinates: 41°53′27″N 87°36′53″W / 41.8908°N 87.6146°W / 41.8908; -87.6146
Completed 1990
Height
Roof 581 ft (177 m)
Technical details
Floor count 61
Design and construction
Architect Dubin Dubin Black and Moutoussamy

North Pier Apartments is a 581 ft (177m) tall skyscraper in Chicago, Illinois. It was completed in 1990 and has 61 floors. Dubin Dubin Black and Moutoussamy designed the building, which is the 43rd tallest and the tallest precast concrete panel clad building when completed, in Chicago. The buildings façade has dark gray, maroon, and pink panels in an abstract pattern. It was named after North Pier, a long building to the west along Ogden Slip. It has been described by the architects to be masculine counterpart to the curvaceous Lake Point Tower nearby.

The North Pier Apartment Tower was officially renamed "474 North Lake Shore Drive" when the building was converted to condominiums in 2005.

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